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Virginia pine seed viable two months before natural cone openingAuthor(s): Thomas W., Jr. Church; Edward I. Sucoff
Source: Forest Research Note NE-102. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionVirginia pine (Pinus virginiana Mill.) seed used in nurseries and for forest seeding ordinarily is collected from standing or felled trees in autumn. Some questions that concern the seed collector are: How early in the season does Virginia pine seed ripen? How does seed viability change if the cones are left on the felled trees?
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CitationChurch, Thomas W., Jr.; Sucoff, Edward I. 1960. Virginia pine seed viable two months before natural cone opening. Forest Research Note NE-102. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
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